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French TUV Litigation Update

For those who have been affected by the French TUV implant litigation we have news of developments.

We have been told that the hearing of the appeal took place on 15th May 2018 and the judgment will be handed down on 10th October 2018.

As soon as there are any further developments we will inform you all.

We are writing to our clients to update them.

 

 

Medical devices – is it time for a proper register?

Medical devices are helping many of us live longer and enjoy a better quality life as we get older.  This has led to a growth in the use of medically implantable products such as hip replacements, knee replacements, vaginal mesh and other products.  It is anticipated that by 2024 the global market for implantable medical devices… Continue Reading

On the clock – Time to Care?

We all lead busy lives and there are many pressures and stresses put upon us in our day-to-day working lives.  We all appreciate that those in the GP surgery or at the hospital, doctors and other healthcare professionals are at least as rushed and time poor as we are.  There is much talk in the… Continue Reading

Maternal Mental Health – its everyone’s business

This week we have followed BBC’s Alex Jones and her brave team of mothers. More information on their exploits is available here   Most noteworthy is that whilst the five ladies are pursuing numerous physical challenges and facing their own fears for a whole week; these feats in no way come close to the daily challenges faced… Continue Reading

Essure – Campaign News

    Essure is a non-surgical sterilisation implant which has been withdrawn from use in Europe by the manufacturer for commercial reasons.  The Essure product continues to be used in the United States. Corries 4 Women have been actively pursuing claims on behalf of ladies fitted with the Essure sterilisation device.  We were approached by… Continue Reading

Reflecting on international women’s day

  International Women’s Day occurs every year on 8th March, UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres is quoted as saying, “Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world”. This is something we here at Corries Solicitors firmly agree with! So… Continue Reading

Female medical pain – are your doctors doing enough?

Female medical pain is a serious matter. Doctors taking reports of  medical pain symptoms less seriously in women than in men has recently been in the media. An article by the Daily Mail click here reports on a worrying trend that female patients are taken less seriously than men.  Reports of failing to take notice or… Continue Reading

Vaginal mesh scandal gathers momentum

Vaginal mesh developments in Australia and the death of a Canadian mesh campaigner have hit the headlines. They have brought into sharp focus the massive impact that the mesh implants are having on people’s lives. Australian ban on vaginal mesh Australian authorities have introduced a ban on the use of trans vaginal mesh products. The ban – started by… Continue Reading

Bereavement damages – change means fairer compensation for thousands

Bereavement awards following the death of an unmarried partner will be made in the future following a Court of Appeal decision recently. A change in the law will affect thousands each year. Bereavement Award-The Case Miss Jakki Smith, an NHS worker took the government to court for breaching her human rights as she was denied… Continue Reading

Client Testimonials

£28,000 Awarded

Gloria Langton

“I don’t think I could have coped without you and your professionalism especially on the day of the final inquest which was particularly harrowing for me. Your kindness and patience towards my father whilst he was ill was also very much appreciated.  I have and will continue to recommend you to friends, colleagues and family for your services.”

 

£19,000 Awarded

Ms Meakin

“I am very happy that this claim is now finally settled and thank you so much for the service you provided. It was exemplary. And you have been most patient with my numerous phone calls.”

£118,000 Awarded

Ms F Johnson

“I would like to thank you for your kindness to my Mother Marion Harrison during the last months regarding the claim against the MOD due to Roy’s untimely passing. Roy was one of the finest men I have ever known. Mum has appreciated all your efforts and expertise on her behalf. Thank you.”

£90,000 Awarded

Mrs V Rogers

“On behalf of Adrian and myself I would like to thank you very much for your help and endeavours to reach this satisfactory outcome.”

£22,500 Awarded

Mrs Andrews, Hertfordshire.

“I am delighted to confirm receipt of our cheque concluding our case. Thank you so much for your support throughout the process. I have really appreciated your balanced guidance and sensitivity which gave me the confidence to pursue the claim. Hopefully we won’t need your services again but if we do we will certainly be in contact! So thank you again and wishing you every success in the future.”

£55,000 Awarded

Charles & Ann Parker, Bracknell.

“Ann and I want to thank you very much for all your hard work in the successful conclusion of my case. It has been a great pleasure, once again thank you for everything”

£1,024 Awarded

Pamela Tegg, Southampton.

“I thank you most sincerely for all the effort you put in on my behalf. I hope your employers are proud of the fact you work so efficiently and to such high standards.”

£9,000 Awarded

Keith Aston, Bristol.

“Thank you for the cheque for £9,000 in settlement of my claim. Fingers crossed there will not be any further accidents; however I would like to thank you for the professional manner you dealt with my accident claim. The most important part of a solicitors job is communication and I must thank you for the way you kept me updated on what was going on.”

£130,000 Awarded

June Abbott, York.

“Thank you for handling Peters claim and getting settlement.”

 

£20,000 Awarded

Anthony Richards, Hull.

“It was always nice talking to you. You were always there! And made me feel secure and important for the few moments.”

 

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